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Baking soda and baking powder, what is the difference?

In the past few weeks I receive a lot of question, about what is the difference between Baking Soda and Baking powder? So I decide to write a short blog about the difference between the Baking soda and Baking powder. Baking soda and Baking powder are both leavening agents. When included in a batter, the leavening agent causes air bubbles to expand when cooked. This causing it to rise. Baking soda Baking soda is a pure leavening agent. It needs to be mixed with moisture and an acidic ingredient for the necessary chemical reaction to take place to make food rise. Because it needs an acid to create the rising quality, it is often used in recipes where there is already an acidic ingredient present, such as lemon juice, chocolate, buttermilk or honey. For example you use baking soda to bake a Red Velvet cake. One of the ingredients to make  Red Velvet cake is buttermilk. Baking powder Baking powder , which contains bicarbonate of soda, comes pre-mixed with the acidic

How to make Cake icing 1 (Suku pa dorna bolo)

There is a several ways to make cake icing. In this Youtube video tutorial I will show you an easy way to make Cake icing. In another Youtube video tutorial I will show you another way to make cake icing. For this Cake icing you will need the following ingredients: 5 cups of confectioner sugar 3 Tablespoons of merinque powder 10-11 Tablespoons of warm water The confectioner sugar of Funcakes and meringue powder of Wilton are obtainable on Browny's Cakes webshop. If this easy way is still too complicated for you, I have a more easier method. You can buy a Royal icing mix of Funcakes on Browny's Cakes webshop. You only need to add water to this Royal icing mix. More easier don't exist! Enjoy the Youtube tutorial. If you have any question don't hesitate to leave a message behind. Brownysssss don’t forget to visit Browny's cakes webshop for all your baking products! Check the link below. Click here to subscribe for Br